Although the time to make New Year’s resolutions has passed, it is not too late to set a new 2018 goal to get more involved. Volunteering and “plugging in” has a variety of benefits including learning a new skill, meeting new people, and being a part of a community. Over 1,600 Pinellas volunteers donated 218,199 hours in 2017. Below is a list of some organizations in the county that you connect with OR support!
Ways to get involved in the environment:
Brooker Creek Preserve
Weedon Island Preserve
Ways to get involved locally:
Volunteer with Pinellas County
Pinellas County 4-H
Keep Pinellas Beautiful
Ways to get involved in food systems:
RCS Food Bank (Clearwater)
FEAST Food Pantry (Palm Harbor)
Heaven Works Food Pantry (St. Pete)
Ways to get involved politically:
Contact your local representative:
Depending on the issue, contact your local congressman or senator. Click here to search for your local representative.
Election Service Center
13001 Starkey Road Largo, FL 33773
(727) 464-VOTE (8683)
These are just some examples of organizations in the county you can get involved with. There are plenty of other wonderful organizations to get involved with that could not be listed here.